Graefnings and Soderman win 5/10 skate, Dartmouth top team, at first day of 2012 NCAA Championships

The 5 and 10k nordic freestyle races opened a four-event weekend for the 2012 NCAA Skiing Championships.  Both nordic races are being held on a 5.1k lap course at Bohart Ranch in Bozeman, Montana. The trailhead at the venue is measured at 1859 meters (6100 feet) of elevation, the track winding through the woods up the side of the mountain and accumulating a total climb of 167 meters.  The course begins with a couple steep...